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Chinese Films Beating Hollywood Films At China's Box Office

18th April 2013

Despite the relaxation of controls over the import of foreign films into China, movies made in China itself accounted for 69 percent of the mainland box office in the first quarter of this year. Total...

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Film About China's Founding Breaks Records

20th October 2009

The Founding of a Republic , a movie about the victory of Mao Tse-Tung's Communist forces over Chiang Kai-Shek's Nationalist army 60 years ago, has broken the box-office record for a Chinese film, according to...

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Fascinating Fact 7809

10th August 2009

Taiwanese pop star JAY CHOU is preparing to fight crime as SETH ROGEN's sidekick in MICHEL GONDRY's upcoming film version of THE GREEN HORNET. The singer will play Kato after STEPHEN CHOW pulled out of...

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Michel Gondry To Bring Visual Flair To Green Hornet

25th February 2009

French director Michel Gondry has been signed to bring the tale of masked superhero The Green Hornet to the screen, it has been announced.Based on the 30s radio serial and 60s TV show, the film...

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Chow Quits As Green Hornet Director

31st December 2008

Revered Hong Kong funnyman/filmmaker STEPHEN CHOW has quit as the director of comic book movie adaptation THE GREEN HORNET. Chow's role as the Hornet's sidekick Kato is now in doubt. The Shaolin Soccer and Kung...

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Fascinating Fact 6026

23rd September 2008

KUNG-FU HUSTLE filmmaker STEPHEN CHOW has signed on to direct SETH ROGEN in forthcoming comic book adaptation THE GREEN HORNET. Rogen is currently busy shedding weight to play the superhero....

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Kung Fu Hustle And Lost Stars Triumph At Asian Excellence Awards

20th January 2006

KUNG FU HUSTLE and Korean-born LOST stars DANIEL DAE KIM and YUNJIN KIM were the big winners at last night's (19JAN06) Asian Excellence Awards held in Los Angeles. Kung Fu Hustle was named Outstanding...

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The Promise Breaks Chinese Box Office Records

21st December 2005

Martial arts movie THE PROMISE has broken Chinese box office records after taking $9 million (GBP5.1 million) in its first four days on release. The previous record was held by STEPHEN CHOW's internationally acclaimed...

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Kung Fu Hustle Leads The Way At Golden Horse Awards

14th November 2005

Martial arts extravaganza KUNG FU HUSTLE was the big name winner at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards on Saturday (12NOV05). Actor/film-maker STEPHEN CHOW was named Best Director for his smash hit comedy/action movie at the...

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Chow: Bruce Is The Master

4th July 2005

KUNG FU HUSTLE star STEPHEN CHOW owes his success to childhood hero BRUCE LEE - but he admits he will never be as good at martial arts as the ENTER THE DRAGON legend. The...

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Chow Once Refused Entry To Canada For Triad 'Links'

29th June 2005

Martial arts actor STEPHEN CHOW thought his global ambitions were over when he was denied entry to Canada in 1995 - because of suspected links to gangsters. The KUNG FU HUSTLE star is southeast...

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Fans Miss Out On Chance To See Kutcher Model Underwear

25th April 2005

Fans of ASHTON KUTCHER have missed out on the opportunity to see the hunky actor in his underwear, after failing to help his new movie A LOT LIKE LOVE open at the top of the...

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Jackie Chan Gets Hong Kong Honour

28th March 2005

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON director ANG LEE presented a professional spirit award to JACKIE CHAN at the 24th HONG KONG FILM AWARDS ceremony yesterday (27MAR05). During an evening featuring the stars of the Chinese...

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Kung Fu Hustle And 2046 Win Big At Hong Kong Film Awards

28th March 2005

Acclaimed martial arts movie KUNG FU HUSTLE and arthouse film 2046 were the big winners at yesterday's (27MAR05) HONG KONG FILM AWARDS. Director STEPHEN CHOW's Kung Fu Hustle was named Best Film among its...

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Sars Floors Shaolin Soccer Star

15th May 2003

The SARS epidemic has created new headaches for MIRAMAX bosses in America - they can't fly Hong Kong actor/director STEPHEN CHOW over to promote new movie SHAOLIN SOCCER. Miramax have spent a fortune overdubbing...

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